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Bill Shishima

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Winter at Heart Mountain

Located in northern Wyoming, Heart Mountain had severe winters. Internees, especially Bill Shishima, were grateful to be given heavy wool pea coats for the weather conditions.
Here, internees can be seen abandoning heavy winter boots for ice skates.

Photo courtesy of National Archive Digital Collection

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Heart Mountain Winter- National Archive Item
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Scope and Content: The full caption for this photograph reads: Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Heart Mountain, Wyoming. Heavy Wyoming winter footgear parked alongside the benches while these center residents of … More »


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